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Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-06-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By sportflyer
Thanks for the suggestions.

Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-01-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By sportflyer
I am looking for something a slower than a...

I am looking for something a slower than a quickie 500. I cant keep up with anything faster.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 06-29-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By sportflyer
How about the Kunai ? ...

How about the Kunai ? http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXEAVK&P=ML
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 06-29-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By sportflyer
I just want to buzz to altitude and do some...

I just want to buzz to altitude and do some aerobatics. I don't need it to be fast like my Quickie 500 .
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 06-27-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By sportflyer
Warmliner recommendations

I have flown all kinds of r/c airplanes over a period of about 50 years but have never tried any form of gliders . I thought maybe its time to give it a go .It has to be a decent size for old eyes (...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-17-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By sportflyer
EC-5 Connectors

I notice there are two types of male pins...the banana and the split pin. I also noticed that some of the contacts have to be inserted into the plastic housing from the front , others from the rear...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-06-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By sportflyer
OK. I definitely have a right receiver problem ....

OK. I definitely have a right receiver problem . When the right side motor control signal was supplied by the left receiver , both motors function perfectly . No more drop outs. However the right...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-06-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By sportflyer
As a last resort I separated the two OV-10 booms...

As a last resort I separated the two OV-10 booms and spaced them about 6 apart. I then operated them like in the assembled airplane . The problem went away and it's rock steady , no more cut offs on...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-06-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By sportflyer
I agree . Also to save pulling many servo wires...

I agree . Also to save pulling many servo wires from one side to the other. The wiring is so much simpler with 2 receivers .
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-06-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By sportflyer
Can I do this instead : I am currently...

Can I do this instead :

I am currently using ch 3 of left receiver for left ESC. I can use spare Ch 4 of left receiver for right speed control by replacing the right speed control signal wire...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-05-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By sportflyer
Twin motor problem with OV-10

I have an OV-10 . The twin motor is setup as 2 separate systems powered buy a common battery located in the center fuselage. ie 2 receivers, 2 ESC , separate left and right side servos etc. Because...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-17-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By sportflyer
I will be using Hitec Minima 8 ch compatible...

I will be using Hitec Minima 8 ch compatible receiver, from Aloft hobbies . ESC is Castle Thunderbird. TX is Royal EVO9 converted to 2.4ghz using Hitec Spectra module.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By sportflyer
The receiver will be about 1 inch away from the...

The receiver will be about 1 inch away from the ESC , side by side . Antennas will be behind the both of them . Hopefully I can space them at 90 degrees to each other , sometimes I can only space...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By sportflyer
Distance between receiver and esc

Can I assume that there will be no interference between a 2.4ghz receiver and ESC even if they are located "next to each other " ....I mean about 2 inches apart on opposite sides of a fuselage?
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-19-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By sportflyer
Tsunam -E

Has anyone built and flown a Rich Uravitch Tsunam-E? Any inputs would be welcomed as I intend to build one from his plans. Tks
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-15-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By sportflyer
Can anyone advise please ? Tks Found...

Can anyone advise please ? Tks

Found answer through Hobby Hanger.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By sportflyer
Tsunam-E same as Mini Wave ?

Is the Tsunam-E shown in the Rich Uravitch website as well as Hobby Hangers website the same plane as the plans for Mini Wave EDF in the Airage Storeplans ( MAN)...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-10-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
178315 178316 Per discussions above, I...

178315

178316

Per discussions above, I have strengthened the outside ribs After sheeting , I believe they will have enough strength . See attachments.

Have to find a way to attach the HS...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-10-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
Tks for the link. Found the references to OV-10

Tks for the link. Found the references to OV-10
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-10-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
The next question has nothing to do with flutter....

The next question has nothing to do with flutter.

In some of the color schemes I see a black stripe on the top of the wing and another short one at 90 degrees to that stripe . What is that for ?...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
I downloaded the plans. The notes are blurred....

I downloaded the plans. The notes are blurred. Can please you tell me what the notes on the top right hand side of the stab plans say and also the sheeting thickness ? Tks
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
I will register at hippockeraeronautics to...

I will register at hippockeraeronautics to download the plans for the horiz stab. Tks for the references.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-09-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
The kit is based on this plan: ...

The kit is based on this plan: http://www.airagestore.com/planes/ov-10-bronco-935.html

The giant 81 inch version is similar in construction to the 52 inch version except the 52 inch on my ARF...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-09-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
Agree. Tks

Agree. Tks
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
Yes. I intend to sheet top and bottom of the stab...

Yes. I intend to sheet top and bottom of the stab with 1/16 light balsa. The wood blocks are shaped to match the rib profile , so when gluing they will be bonded to the top and bottom sheeting. I...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-08-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
Here is a) Horiz stab before sheeting or covering...

Here is a) Horiz stab before sheeting or covering b) Closer view of horis stab mounting blocks to the vertical fins.

The mounting blocks a solid wood and 1/4 inch thick . Mounting bolts are M3...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-07-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
OK, I will build up elev with sticks with a beefy...

OK, I will build up elev with sticks with a beefy LE then sand to shape. I was thinking of sheeting both sides with 1/16 or 1/32 balsa then monokote.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-07-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
Guys I have framed up the Horiz stab , ready for...

Guys I have framed up the Horiz stab , ready for sheeting. Now I am running into another issue :

The elev is just too thin to build from ribs. It has to taper from about 1/4 inch at the LE to...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-05-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
I got it. I stacked the rib blanks ensuring one...

I got it. I stacked the rib blanks ensuring one side is totally flat , pinned them then added a double sided tape to flat side of blank and then attached a small length of aluminum angle to give...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 11-05-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,296
Posted By sportflyer
I agree with Rcers that this kit is definitely...

I agree with Rcers that this kit is definitely over engineered for electrics. It was originally designed for wet engines bu Rich Uravitch and kitted by Hobby Hanger . I think too much ply along the...
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